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Challenges for the Office of the Public Guardian

United Kingdom - June 2 2014 When I joined the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) as its Head of Legal a few months ago I wasn't expecting the job to be quite as interesting as…

Anna Bicarregui, Victoria Butler-Cole, Alexander Ruck Keene, Jill Stavert, Adrian Ward.

A majority of all Scottish powers of attorney invalid?

United Kingdom - June 2 2014 "Bombshell” is not an extravagant description for the opinion of Sheriff Baird that all continuing powers of attorney (CPA’s) following the wording of…

Anna Bicarregui, Victoria Butler-Cole, Alexander Ruck Keene, Jill Stavert, Adrian Ward.

Costs

United Kingdom - March 24 2014 Mitchell we leave to Camilla Church, save for three recent cases in which it has been considered in the costs field. As yet, there has been no…

Limits to claims by secondary victims

United Kingdom - October 15 2013 In Taylor v A Novo (UK) Ltd the Court of Appeal confirmed that it is the accident itself, rather than the death, which is the relevant event for…

Fatal Accidents Act human rights compliant

United Kingdom - October 15 2013 In Swift v Secretary of State for Justice the claimant appealed against the decision of Eady J,12 who had dismissed her contention that section…